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Remembering Brian Pilkington, and Burnley’s 1959/60 title win

This weekend 60 years ago, Burnley were crowned league champions after a last-day victory at Manchester City, just the excuse needed to finally post about former Clarets star and England international Brian Pilkington, a near-neighbour and old friend who died … Continue reading

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Kenny‚Äôs death put bitter rivalries into context

WE ALL know the sad tale about the world-beating football team making their way back home after a European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade in early February, 1958, refuelling in Southern Germany before heavy snow and engine problems combined … Continue reading

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